“He obviously handles himself pretty well,” Kershaw said. “I don’t think nerves is going to be the issue for him.”
The Dodgers are trying to become the 12th team to rally from a 3-1 deficit to win a best-of-seven series. The Cardinals squandered a 3-1 series last fall against the Giants.
Game 7 would be Saturday night, and another rematch. The Dodgers’ Hyun-Jim Ryu worked seven innings of three-hit ball in Game 3 to outpitch Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright, who got no help from a shaky defense.